Professor and Chair of Performing Arts Bob Colby contributed to an article describing how colleges and universities across the country have needed to adapt their arts curriculum and get creative amidst COVID-19. Colby says that self-taped auditions will become a fixture of Performing Arts programs for Emerson going forward.
If we do decide to do or continue this remote learning, I think it will be important to embrace that as an opportunity and to talk about how we can achieve the goals of the courses in this parallel environment rather than adopting a mindset that we just can’t do this as well. What we’ll do is do it differently, but we can reach many of our goals is our hope. I think we found that already in this experiment this spring.